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Pennsylvania Quakers Football Tickets

Pennsylvania Quakers Football tickets

Pennsylvania Quakers Football Schedule

Eight of the most prestigious academic institutions in the country also compete in one of the most competitive football conferences. The Pennsylvania Quakers have been one of the most dominant teams in the conference in the last decade with Ivy League championships in 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009, 2010 and 2012. After a 4th place finish in the Ivy League in 2013, the Quakers will be looking to bounce back to their old dominant selves in 2014. Their schedule is full of exciting games that will keep Quakers fanatics packing famed Franklin Field every home game.

The Quakers will welcome the Villanova Wildcats to Franklin Field on September 27 to take one of the top teams from the Colonial Athletic Association. The Wildcats are coming off of a 6-5 season in 2013 and are as eager as the Quakers to make a move to the top of the table in 2014. The Quakers are known for their prestigious history as one of the oldest college football programs in the country, playing their first season in 1876. These two legendary Pennsylvania athletic programs facing off against each other is an occurrence that you will definitely not want to miss.

On Saturday, November 1, the Quakers take on one of their most heated rivals, the Brown University Bears. These two teams have been head to head many times in critical games with both teams being at the top of the Ivy League table over the last two decades. The winner of this matchup has most likely gone on to win their conference, making this clash critical to both teams every season. Don't miss your chance to see two of the top Ivy League powers face off this season in Philadelphia.

Another upcoming Quakers game that you will want to watch in person is the matchup against the Harvard Crimson on November 15 at Franklin Field. These two programs share a rich rivalry that dates back to 1881. Penn and Harvard have been the Ivy League's two most successful programs over the last two decades, and they square off once again in mid-November to keep this incredible rivalry going,


The Conference

The roots of college football begin in the Ivy League, with the first college football game in its current form being played in 1875 between the Harvard Crimson and Tufts Jumbos. The football programs of these eight prestigious schools - Yale, Harvard, Penn, Brown, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth and Columbia - are woven into the fabric of college football and its rise as the All-American sport. The Ivy League Conference was officially formed in 1954, though many of the conference's deep rivalries, like Harvard vs. Yale, known as "The Game" and Princeton vs. Yale, date back to the 1870's. These eight schools have built a legacy within college football and continue to thrill their fans and uphold some of the most precious traditions in the sport.


The Team

The Penn Quakers have been playing college football since 1876 and are one of the oldest football programs in the country. In it's prestigious history, the Quakers have won 7 National Championships with 63 First Team All American's having donned the blue and red. Over their long and illustrious history, the Quakers have remained one of the most successful teams in the Ivy League, winning multiple conference titles in the 2000's. The team plays their home games at Franklin Field, the oldest stadium in all of college football. The atmosphere on game day is unlike any other in the country, a mix of modern day spirit and the lore of one hundred and fifty years of history. Today, the Penn Quakers are still packing the beloved stadium and their fans know that they are still the among the most dominant teams in this historic conference. The Quakers will be playing for Head Coach Al Bagnoli for the final season in 2014, as the beloved head coach is in his 23rd and final season before retiring at the end of the year.


Pennsylvania Quakers Football Experience

The Pennsylvania Quakers have been playing their home games at historic Franklin Field since 1895, making it the oldest active stadium in all of college football. Franklin Field has been the site of some of the most exciting games the sport has ever seen, with the program describing itself as the most historic of all in college football. Attending a game at Franklin Field is like taking a step back in time, with the traditions of one of the very first football programs still very much alive within its walls. When Franklin Field first opened in 1895, it was able to seat 30,000 fans, and after an expansion in 1925, fit up to 78,000. These days, Franklin Field has been renovated to meet all of the technological advancements of the day, while keeping the lore of this legendary program alive.


Pennsylvania Quakers Football Trivia

What two former Pennsylvania Quakers have been enshrined in the NFL Hall of Fame?

Linebacker Chuck Bednarik was the first overall pick in the NFL Draft in 1949 and was enshrined in Canton in 1967. Bert Bell, former Quaker quarterback, was commissioner of the NFL from 1946-1959 and made his way to the Hall of Fame in 1963.

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Sep 26, 2014 11:50 PM
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Philadelphia, PA
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27 Sep
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